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Brining

  • Recipe

    Beer-Brined Pork Chops with Wild Mushroom Stuffing

    Stuffed, seared, and baked, these chops are infused with the flavors of the filling while the juices from the chops seep into the stuffing to make a heavenly marriage of…

  • How-To

    4 Ways to Grill a Juicy Chicken Breast

    Grill master Elizabeth Karmel shares her secrets.

  • Recipe

    Sweet-Tea Brined Chicken

    You could mistake this brine for a lemony iced tea—hello, Arnold Palmer—and indeed, it imparts a similar subtle yet tart flavor. Grilled okra and cornbread make great accompaniments.

  • Recipe

    Sweet-and-Sour Pickled Beets with Spring Onions

    These beautiful magenta pickles, spiced with juniper, clove, bay leaf, and cinnamon, are delicious alongside simple roast chicken or fish. Spring onions will lend a mild onion flavor, while scallions…

  • Recipe

    Sweet-and-Sour Pickled Carrots and Fennel

    In this somewhat unusual combination, crunchy carrots take on the lovely flavor of fennel. Use a mix of colored carrots—gold, orange, and red—if you can find them. The darker ones…

  • Recipe

    Sweet, Sour, and Spicy Pickled Melon

    You’ll be pleasantly surprised the first time you take a bite of these lightly pickled melon balls. They’re hot, sweet, and tangy but also bursting with the fresh flavor of…

  • Recipe

    Sweet-and-Sour Pickled Peppers

    For me, the aroma of roasted peppers is the aroma of Italy. Walk down any side street in midafternoon, especially in summer, and you will surely come across that sweet…

  • Recipe

    Homemade Pastrami

    Making pastrami at home takes time—a little over a week, in fact—but very little effort. The long brine and slow smoking infuse the beef with flavor and keep it tender.…

  • Moveable Feast

    Grilled Pork Belly with Razor Clams and Black Garlic Vinaigrette

    The black garlic that is used in this vinaigrette is traditional whole garlic that’s undergone a fermentation process, resulting in a milder, sweeter flavor and dramatic-looking cloves.

  • How-To

    How to Brine a Turkey In a Cooler

    Got a cramped fridge around the holidays? Learn how to brine your turkey in a cooler to save space.